Basketball

Durant in command as Warriors down Cavs

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 32 points as the Golden State Warriors overpowered the Cleveland Cavaliers with a late rally to score a 118-108 win, in a pulsating clash between the two NBA arch-rivals on Monday night. Read More

Davis powers Pelicans, 'Wolves roll over Portland
Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points as the New Orleans Pelicans rallied from a 19-point third-quarter deficit to defeat the New York Knicks 123-118 in overtime on Sunday.... Read More

Top teams jostle for key positions in schoolboy basketball tourney
SPOT VALLEY, St James — The winner of today's rescheduled game between home team Spot Valley High and Holland High will take over the fourth place in the Under-19 section of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition as the race for semi-final spots heats...... Read More

Warriors hold off charging Raptors to win on road
LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Klay Thompson delivered 26 points and Kevin Durant tallied 25 as the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the Raptors 127-125 in Toronto on Saturday.... Read More

Pacers rally past Cavs, road Warriors extend streak

Sunday, January, 14 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Darren Collison scored 22 points and Victor Oladipo tallied 19 as the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 22-point deficit to edge the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers 97-95 on Friday. Read More

High-flying Raptors blowout Cavaliers

Saturday, January, 13 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Toronto Raptors used a balanced attack to crush Cleveland 133-99 on Thursday night, handing LeBron James' struggling Cavaliers their most lopsided loss of the season. Read More

Calabar, Camperdown on top in ISSA U16 Basketball League

BY GERALD REID Observer writer | Saturday, January, 13 2018    

DEFENDING champions Calabar High and Camperdown High are clear leaders in Zones A and B, respectively, in the 2017/2018 ISSA Southern Conference High Schoolboys Under-16 basketball league following the latest round of action on Thursday. Read More

Williams scores 50, Durant reaches milestone in loss

Friday, January, 12 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Lou Williams scored a career-high 50 points as the Los Angeles Clippers spoiled a milestone night for Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant with a 125-106 victory on Wednesday night. Read More

Trail Blazers silence Thunder, Heat edge Raptors

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — C J McCollum scored 27 points and passed off seven assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers over Oklahoma City 117-106 in an NBA matchup Tuesday night. Read More

National Stadium basketball courts to get facelift

Wednesday, January, 10 2018    

THE National Stadium basketball courts are currently being upgraded.New metal seating is being put in place for spectators, and very shortly a new synthetic playing surface will complete the renovation of the venue. Read More

Muschett, William Knibb look to make progress

Wednesday, January, 10 2018    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Muschett High and William Knibb Memorial will both be seeking to make progress in the ISSA/Western Conference boys basketball competition today when the first round resumes with three rescheduled games after a near month-long break. Read More

Timberwolves trounce Cavaliers, Thomas ejected

Wednesday, January, 10 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves humbled LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, leading by as many as 41 points en route to a 127-99 triumph in Minneapolis. Read More

Lakers snap 9-game skid with win over Hawks

Tuesday, January, 9 2018    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — The Los Angeles Lakers snapped a nine-game NBA losing streak on Sunday with a 132-113 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. Read More

Curry flavours Warriors, Cavaliers snap road skid

Monday, January, 8 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry erupted for 45 points to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 121-105 NBA victory over the Clippers in Los Angeles on Saturday night. Read More

Celtics pull away late in win over Timberwolves

Sunday, January, 7 2018    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier combined for 32 points as Boston's reserves keyed the Celtics' 91-84 NBA victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday. Read More



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